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How do I manually steam clean my iron?

#4268-126, bought at Costco 6 months ago, lost manual, remember it said that occasionally I need to manually steam clean iron.

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SOURCE: The Sunbeam Steam Master Iron dial will not move off ''clean''

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Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: while ironing with steam, scale deposits came

You can try this out, fill the Iron with a considerable amount of water, Switch On your Iron, Increase the heat controller Knob to the maximum so that the water boils and Place it Upside Down (As if you want to Iron) but dont let it touch the Pressing Table. Then keep pressing the button that disperses the steam until the whole water inside it finishes, repeat this same process over and over until it comes out clean...
(Alternatively however, you can just pour hot water though the water-inlet hole, and after a while, shake the iron and turn the water out upside down and let it pass out of the water-inlet hole...but please be careful with this second method though...because of the hot water)...hope it helps.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 4268 iron leaving residue

This will probably just need de-scaling. Buy some descaler and there should be instructions on the packet of how to de-scale an iron. Usually by warming the iron slightly, switching off, emptying out the water and then adding the diluted de-scaler to the iron and leaving it in an almost horizontal but raised position in a bowl or something so that some of the de-scaler will drain through. Then emptying out, re-filling with water and then iron something that you don't mind getting marked while any residue get's flushed out.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

SOURCE: Can't find manual for Sunbeam Steam Master 4055

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Sunbeam-4055-manual/id/952ci155/t/2/

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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Need manual for rowenta DW2090 iron


I have provided a link to a manual that seems to belong to your model. But unsure what features your model has. This is not available for some reason at the Rowenta USA website.
Refer page 7 of the manual available at this site
http://laundry.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/rowenta/1103898336__4605.html?p=1

Self Clean - prolongs the life of the iron
The Self clean function flushes dirt and scale particles
out of the steam chamber.
To operate:
• Fill the tank with untreated tap water up to the maximum
mark and heat the iron to max. temperature.
• Unplug from the mains.
• Hold iron over a sink horizontally, push the steam control
3 past the position and into the Self Clean position
and hold it there: steam will now begin to build up.
After a few seconds water and steam will emerge from
the soleplate, rinsing dirt and scale particles out of the
steam chamber.

After approx. 1 minute move the steam control slide to
the position.
• Insert mains plug and allow the iron to heat up again.
• Wait until the remaining water has evaporated.
• Unplug from the mains and allow iron to fully cool
down.
• When cool, the soleplate can be wiped with a damp
cloth.
We recommend using the Self Clean function approx.
Every 2 weeks. If the water is very hard, the iron should
be cleaned weekly.
Self Clean Valve
The self clean valve prevents the drip hole into the steam
chamber from furring or blocking up. To ensure the iron
continues to function properly, open and close the valve
by sliding the steam control to max then min a few times
after use.

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How do you run clean cycle - I have lost the manual


Self-Cleaning and Maintaining Sole Plate

Use the self-cleaning feature once a month by moving the steam lever back and forth from the "dry" setting several times. This will remove any residue from the steam valve and ensure that the steam system works properly.

Wipe the sole plate with a soft, damp cloth while the iron is cool and unplugged.

Run the iron over a cotton cloth several times to remove any residue from the sole plate.

Cleaning Anti-Calcium Feature

Fill the water cup that came with your iron. Use enough water to reach the Sunbeam logo in the top corner of the cup.

Add a teaspoon of salt to the cup and stir.

Empty the salt solution into the water reservoir in your iron.

Allow the iron to stand for 15 minutes, then empty out the water reservoir.Repeat this cycle with a second cupful of salt water.

Rinse out the reservoir with clean water. You should perform this cleaning once a month.


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I have lost my instructions on how to "self clean"


Straight from the manual:
http://www.applianceinsider.com/storage/user-manuals/rowenta/user-manual/DX8000.pdf

Fill the iron with tap water to the max mark on the water tank.
Be sure that variable steam lever is set to minimum.
Stand iron on heel and plug in. • Set thermostat to ••• setting.
Once heated, unplug iron.
Hold iron horizontally over the sink with the soleplate pointing away from body.
Move the variable steam lever completely to the right and hold in the self clean position for one minute.



Warning: Doing this will cause steam and hot water to be ejected from the soleplate. Take all proper precautions and hold iron away from body.
• Move the iron gently back and forth and side to side until all water has run through plate.
• Carefully wipe all water and material from the soleplate with an old towel, as the water and minerals can stain the soleplate (although this has no effect on glide or performance.)
Warning: Iron and soleplate may still be very hot. Exercise care while wiping.
• Place iron on heel and leave to cool. Before using iron after self cleaning, test steam and burst
of steam on an old towel or cloth than can be discarded.

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I need the instructions to clean the iron, please. I lost my manual. Thanks!


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you with cleaning the sole plate of your iron...

Cleaninga Steam Iron Soleplate
heatman101

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Instructions for steam clean on B&D iron


http://useandcaremanuals.com/pdf/D1200,D1500,D1600,D1650997.pdf

Or http://useandcaremanuals.com/SearchManuals.aspx?SiteID=4

Hope this helps you.

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How to use the self clean feature on a tefal steam iron


I cleaned mine with alcohol and clean terry cloth. Took some work but it eventually got clean.

Dec 24, 2008 | Irons

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Cleaning a self cleaning iron


Fill the Iron with water but keep the water level below the max line. Plug in the iron and set the temp to 6 and stand iron on it's heel and allow to heat for 3 mins. Now unplug the iron and take it to a sink move and Hold the variable steam dial in the CLEAN position. There may be some hissing and spitting while cleaning so be careful. Continue to hold the dial in the clean position until all the water has emptied. If necessary rock side to side and back to front to get all the water out.When finished release the steam dial plug in the iron and heat for about 2 mins to dry out the remaining water and unplug.

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